Research & Technology Management: Training & Education
The division of Research and Technology Management sponsors and provides support for various training and educational events to service the needs of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center research community.
Responsible Conduct of Research Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center offers an annual course called the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) designed to meet the needs of its research trainees.
Tri-Institutional Collaboration Network The Tri-Institutional Collaboration Network is a joint initiative developed and supported by the division of Research and Technology Management at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Sponsored Research and Program Development at The Rockefeller University, and Research and Sponsored Programs at Weill Cornell Medical College.
A term for diseases in which abnormal cells divide without control and can invade nearby tissues. Cancer cells can also spread to other parts of the body through the blood and lymph systems. There are several main types of cancer. Carcinoma is a cancer that begins in the skin or in tissues that line or cover internal organs. Sarcoma is a cancer that begins in bone, cartilage, fat, muscle, blood vessels, or other connective or supportive tissue. Leukemia is a cancer that starts in blood-forming tissue such as the bone marrow, and causes large numbers of abnormal blood cells to be produced and enter the blood. Lymphoma and multiple myeloma are cancers that begin in the cells of the immune system. Central nervous system cancers are cancers that begin in the tissues of the brain and spinal cord. Also called malignancy.
Source: The National Cancer Institute's Dictionary of Cancer Terms (http://www.cancer.gov/dictionary)